If you are thinking of moving to Cranleigh or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Cranleigh to figures for Surrey and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Cranleigh is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Cranleigh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cranleigh are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Cranleigh is both lower than the average for Surrey and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Cranleigh than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||1.3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.2%||1.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.6%||7.1%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Cranleigh Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cranleigh and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cranleigh has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Cranleigh also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cranleigh are better educated than the average England citizen.
Cranleigh General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Cranleigh. The percentage of residents in Cranleigh rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Cranleigh rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Cranleigh is generally better than in the average person in England.
Cranleigh Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics
Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Cranleigh has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Cranleigh Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cranleigh are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cranleigh has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.6%||9.4%|
Cranleigh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Cranleigh has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Cranleigh is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||9.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||2.9%||8.3%|
Cranleigh Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Cranleigh as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Cranleigh is also older than the average, making Cranleigh a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.3%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.1%||2.3%|
What is the population of Cranleigh and Waverley?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Waverley including Cranleigh. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Alfold, Cranleigh Rural and Ellens Green||1880|
|Blackheath and Wonersh||1806|
|Bramley, Busbridge and Hascombe||5166|
|Chiddingfold and Dunsfold||4059|
|Elstead and Thursley||3968|
|Farnham Hale and Heath End||4407|
|Farnham Moor Park||5287|
|Farnham Shortheath and Boundstone||4220|
|Farnham Upper Hale||4071|
|Farnham Weybourne and Badshot Lea||4432|
|Farnham Wrecclesham and Rowledge||4784|
|Frensham, Dockenfield and Tilford||4211|
|Godalming Central and Ockford||5048|
|Godalming Farncombe and Catteshall||5022|
|Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill||6213|
|Haslemere East and Grayswood||6693|
|Shamley Green and Cranleigh North||1840|
|Witley and Hambledon||4177|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.